LinkedIn Social Connector Provider: Gone

As many users of the LinkedIn provider for Outlook's Social Connector learned a couple of weeks ago, they would no longer be receiving information about their LinkedIn contacts, specifically, the LinkedIn Contact folder will be removed and feeds won't sync. For the time being, LinkedIn contacts and profile photos are still syncing with Outlook. In  

Outlook's Social Connector and Facebook security settings

When the Facebook provider is installed in Outlook, status updates are visible based on the kind of Public Search settings selected in the Facebook profile. Everyone with a Facebook account needs to check these settings, not just Outlook users!

Is the People Pane secure?

Some Microsoft Outlook users are concerned that the People Pane is sharing their private email with other users.

Certificate Error in Outlook's Social Connector

When you use Outlook's Social Connector and the "Apply macro security configuration to add-ins" macro security setting enabled, you may receive a security alert when you start Outlook, due to an invalid digital signature on the socialconnector.dll.

Outlook's Social Connector and Contacts Sync

When the social connector is enabled in Microsoft Outlook and you have an Exchange mailbox, the social connector will sync changes in the GAL to contacts. This can be controlled or disabled using a group policy.